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UPDATED: Minnesota juveniles arrested for theft at Kohl’s


This news story was published on March 30, 2014.
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MASON CITY – Police were called to the Kohl’s department store Wednesday, March 26 on a report of two shoplifters.

Two female juveniles were detained by store security for concealing clothing items in an attempt to steal.

Arrested were 15-year-olds Bailey Jean Whitt of Michael, MN and Gabrielle Louise Walstrom of Buffalo, MN.

Mason City police were called to the scene, and the juveniles were taken from the store by their parents.

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16 Responses to UPDATED: Minnesota juveniles arrested for theft at Kohl’s

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    Bro Science Reply Report comment

    March 31, 2014 at 3:09 am

    What’s the big deal. Police can steal from you and don’t even have to bring charges. It’s called forfeiture and used to pay LEO salaries in the county.

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    USMCSSG Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2014 at 11:33 am

    bad girls bad girls what ya gonna do when they come from you bad girls bad girls

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    anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2014 at 11:09 am

    If this was my kids, they would need surgery to remove my foot from their ass!

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    LVS Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2014 at 9:43 am

    This is all to common these days. What is going on with these people? Put them on a chain gang and let them learn the value of work.

  5. Allen

    Allen Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2014 at 7:45 am

    The police should release the names of these juveniles, I’d like to know if one of them were living next to me. If you steal from a department store, you’ll steal from anybody.

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      Philosophus Reply Report comment

      March 27, 2014 at 12:02 pm

      First you should start by reading here about the truth of who is stealing from whom.

      The problem is beyond a few kids petty shoplifting. The problem is global, corporate and Chinese. Kohls is stealing from American manufacturers, so perhaps a few kids lifting their Chinese goods is in order.

      I know, I hate to try and justify theft, because I deplore thieves, but white collar theft exists on levels proletariat can’t comprehend.

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        Allen Reply Report comment

        March 27, 2014 at 10:52 pm

        You are right about white collar theft and greed, I see it, read and hear about it daily. But two wrongs don’t make it right. Another revolution is long past due.

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        Messy Blumpkin Reply Report comment

        April 6, 2014 at 1:07 am

        Pete, you justify all crime and to you it is always somebody else’s fault. You need to get a grasp on reality. Just a spoiled little rich kid. Born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

  6. Mediator

    Mediator Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2014 at 7:42 am

    If they are found guilty (can’t forget there’s a process here), after restitution, then have them do something like cleaning up trash around the Indianhead development.

    When they complete that, have them pick a long-term community service for which they can find some enjoyment.

    Giving people something to do that they like and that benefits the community might help them decide that it’s more fun to better themselves and others instead of getting theft rush and subsequent punishment.

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      AnEyeForAn Eye Reply Report comment

      March 30, 2014 at 9:15 pm

      20+ years ago my friend’s pre-teen son took a toy from Shopko–on a dare from a friend. In addition to the punishment he rec’d at home, he had to scrub toilets at the fairgrounds for a few weeks. I can guarantee you he never shoplifted again! Later, another friend’s teenage daughter, after shoplifting from KMart, had to work at the Salvation Army store for several week-ends. She actually enjoyed the work, and to my knowledge never took anything again. Both punishments got the point…

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    sigsaur69 Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2014 at 1:26 am

    Make them scrub toilets and floors for the places they steal from.

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    NoShawn Reply Report comment

    March 26, 2014 at 10:43 pm

    Sick of thieves, don’t care how old they are. Beat them!!

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    Rockwell Poe Reply Report comment

    March 26, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    Community service will be it. naughty, naughty.

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    Parent Reply Report comment

    March 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    Kids these days.

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    Iowa _The Hawkeye State Reply Report comment

    March 26, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Brenda Wernet Again?